Jamal is a Registered Nurse and the director of healthcare services for Briarwood Home Health and Interim Hospice. He is pursuing his master's in nursing from ACE, with a focus in nursing administration. He has nine years of experience working in home health, focusing on quality improvement, education and informatics. He holds a national registry for Emergency Medical Technicians and is a certified ICD-10 coder.Jamal was born and raised in the metro Detroit area, where he lives with his husband, Patryk, and dogs Rayna and Eli. Jamal stays active with lobbying changes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. He is an active participant in discussion panels for the National Association of Home Care and Hospice, as well as being a featured speaker for Decision Health.